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Ways To Fight The Herpes Virus

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Cancers

...types of lymphoma, and cervical cancer. Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS) KS was one of the most common opportunistic infections (OIs) in the early days of the AIDS epidemic. KS is actually caused by a virus called Kaposi's sarcoma herpes virus (KSHV) or HHV-8. But KS behaves and is treated like a cancerous tumor. HHV-8 is transmitted through sexual contact or blood products. KS has always been less common in women, but is less common in all...
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expuose to the HIV virus in a fight

how probably is that i could have been infected in a fight with a theft(african american hiv +ve), that hurt me in my head with something that he had in his hand( ring or jewerly) if he had been bleeding and his blood could have been into my...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Sorry to hear about your injury. If there was the possibility of blood to blood contact through the wound I would suggest getting the 6 month test just to put it to rest. It is true that over 95% of cases would be identified by 3 months, but a... Read more »

herpes virus 6

my question is concerning the lesser known herpes virus type 6, my health is a bit complicated as i am recovering and now getting well from several years of chronic fatigue syndrome, during this ilness i had a mono type viral infection caused by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you about HHV6 is bogus. Your immune system is neither suppressed nor deficient. HHV6 is among the most widespread of human herpes viruses. In infants and young children, it can cause exanthema subitum (Roseola infantum) and flu-like illnesses... Read more »

ARS FIGHTING VIRUS

IF A PERSON WAS EXPOSED TO HIV AND IS INDEED HAVING ARS, IS THIS THE BODY TRYING TO FIGHT OFF THE HIV, AND DOES THE BODY EVER WIN AND PREVENT HIV INFECTION. OR IS IT TOO LATE IF ARS SYMPTOMS ARE PRESENT. THANKS.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...with exposure to HIV is the immune system reacting to the exposure to the virus for the first time. It is the body's attempt to fight the viral infection. After the initial immune reaction, HIV tends to be isolated in the immune system (and some... Read more »

My doctor has me worried ( donation to fight this virus is on the way)

Dr. BobI wrote to you yesterday about me thinking my wife has seboriec dermititis (did alot of research) she doesnt have it now but she has in the past especially during the winter. Called my doc and he said even if she does have it that it is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I think the advice your physician provided was right on target!So, it's as easy as 1-2-3:1. Stop worrying needlessly.2. Get tested to calm your fears.3. Yell WOO-HOO.Dr. Bob Read more »
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What Do You Think Is the Best Way to Fight HIV/AIDS Stigma?

...of the epidemic, many who are living with HIV/AIDS and/or working in the field believe that stigma is the greatest barrier to fighting HIV/AIDS. So how do we to eliminate it -- within ourselves, in our communities and on a global level? We asked... Read more »
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A Revolutionary New Way to Fight HIV/AIDS: CCR5 Inhibitors

...board, the reality is that not everybody will be able to benefit from it. The most effective HIV meds we have do a stellar job of fighting the virus, but there will always be some people for whom they just don't work because of HIV drug... Read more »
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A New Way to Fight HIV: CCR5 Inhibitors

...pancreatic irritation or bone marrow suppression, meaning causing anemia or suppressing one's white blood cell count -- the infection-fighting cells. When I start patients on Selzentry now, when I sit down and talk to them about what they might... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...might be tested for antigens (pieces of the germ that causes the OI) or for antibodies (proteins made by the immune system to fight the germs). If the antigens are found, it means you're infected. If the antibodies are found, you've been exposed... Read more »
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Efavirenz: ways to fight its sleep-reduction.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...sleep quality, then the only solution is to stop taking Efavirenz (and substitute it with another drug). However, there are ways to ensure your sleep is as good as possible. Important discovery: Some foods and drinks contain Tyramine. Tyramine... Read more »

Unbelievably paranoid

Posted by bigdogdog, 2 Replies
3 weeks ago I had unprotected vaginal intercourse. 3 days after the incident I had a full battery of tests for std's, Herpes, and HIV (blood work & CBC). All came back negative. Now at 3 weeks later I have had many sleepless nights. Several of... Read more »

World Community Grid - FightAIDS

Posted by hivfromasia
...http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/projects_showcase/viewFaahResearch.do This runs on your computer processing data for the FightAIDS@Home research. If everyone installs this on their computer maybe we can find a cure sooner? Better and more... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=2014854&dopt=Abstract Many won't like this but I think reform is needed in this fight with this menace called HIV. To the POSITIVE folks please... Read more »